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CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 2:00pm EST
, that really shows i think the promise of this strategy which has been used in germany of these national manufacturing innovation hubs. and i think that is something that we're going to look to promote in a second term and expand further. >> over here. >> thank you. paul freedman with every child matters. we're very -- i applaud you for your comments about the need not to have us fighting against -- money for children versus money for research and other vital needs domestic discretionary budget. so the question is where do we find more revenue and have you considered taxes on stock transfers and transactions or other kind of innovative approaches where we can find new revenue that will be possible for us to not fight amongst ourselves for important ry sources? >> well, it's going to shock you and many of you to know that i am not here to make news on new revenue. we are busy fighting right now to make sure that we have a budget agreement that is very balanced. and i think part of that balance is obviously having enough high income revenues together with smart entitlement savings
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 7:00pm EST
abblebaum on life in soviet east germany, poland and hungary from the end of world war through to 1956 and her historical narrative "iron curtain" sunday night at 8:00 on c-span's "q&a." >> tonight on c-span farewell speeches and tributes from the 112th congress. first republican senator from indiana, richard lugar delivers his farewell speech from the senate floor followed by senator lugar's john kerr at a dinner for the anniversary of the senate relations committee and california representative lynn woolsey gives her farewell address to the house of representatives. she's followed by a tribute by other members of congress to outgoing california representatives. indiana senator dick lugar is retiring after the 112th congress. he won election to the senate in 1977. after serving two terms as mayor of indianapolis. and he's the longest serving u.s. senator in the and he is the longest-serving senator in the state's history, but he was defeated by the treasurer. he was chairman of the foreign relations committee from 1985 to 1987 and again from 2003 them 2007, and he is currently its ran
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 2:00am EST
, germany, ms. jade sexton. [applause] >> thank you, mr. speaker. with this issue, no young person is employable for the reasons for us was reasons against why they should or shouldn't be to make you in the coming year. the first one is obviously not people vote for us to be today also vote for this issue. this shows that they feel we have a parliament and to tackle what they seek is obviously an issue. and at the least supported by statistics statistics, which show youth unemployment is high and they are great between the years 2011 and 2012, even though there has been a decrease in octavo. if the opposition pointed out, this is probably the generation of the highest rate of unemployment. this was also pointed out that the rate increase, so does the level of health. with more young people participating to gain experience in a workplace environment. the question is, do we really need to increase the level of support for unemployed young people? is there support out there for them? is that not known where to go for help is available. in my school, we do work experience. it used to be t
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 10:30am EST
and silver as legal tender as mandated by the constitution? why is germany concerned enough to consider repatriating their gold, helped by the fed? is it that the trust in the u.s. and dollar supremacy beginning to wane? why do our political leaders believe it necessary to thoroughly audit -- and necessary to audit our own cold? -- unnecessary to audit our own gold? why should there be mandatory sentences, even up to life, for crimes without victims, as our drug laws require? why have we allowed the federal governmenwhy is a political suir anyone to criticize aapec? has nobody noticed that the authorities cannot even keep drugs out of the prisons? how can making our entire society a prison solve the problem? why do we get a necessarily involved in border strikes around the world and ignore the root cause of the most dangerous, a deadly border in the world, the one between mexico and the united states? why does congress willingly give up its prerogatives to the executive branch? why does changing the party in power never change policy? could it be that the views of both parties
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 10:00am EST
economy. those from harvard are competing globally with students from china, germany, brazil. tavis that transform the way we think about education? do you think your role as straining american leaders? are you looking at attracting global leaders? >> there are so many questions. let me address a few of them. there are numerous kind of statistics that we have a preeminence of college graduates in our populations and levels of participation. we are losing this. we have once last three of the world's college graduates. that is an interesting illustration of a shift in the dynamism. i see this when i travel. a huge commitment to public resources. huge energy to enthusiasm of higher education. india wants 1500 new universities by 2020. alicia's in a meeting about hong kong this week. i learned that hong kong university is expanding undergraduate education from three years to four years because they think it is not giving students enough time. there are all these buildings going up. here we are being told in the united states that maybe we should reduce ourselves from four years to three
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 2:00pm EST
period -- the same. it was the same with east germany and west germany, the collapse of warsaw and the soviet empire. it was economic issues. i think the same today with the palestinians. it is impossible to be a non- democratic country if you have real gdp per capita of $10,000. you cannot explain what is democracy to a country like yemen with gdp per capita less than $1,000. half the population is completely illiterate and you have two hundred tribes. explain to them who is full terror and a jean-jacques terror and a jean-jacques rousseau and what is the great
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